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Rafael Nadal stays fifth despite 10th Barcelona title, Andy Murray remains No.1

Rafael Nadal, who secured his 10th Barcelona title in addition to his 10th Monte Carlo Open, remains in fifth spot in the latest ATP rankings while Andy Murray remains on top.

tennis Updated: May 02, 2017 00:53 IST
Agence France-Presse
Agence France-Presse
Agence France-Presse
Rafael Nadal,Andy Murray,ATP Open
Rafael Nadal won his 10th Barcelona Open title but he remained in fifth position in the latest ATP tour rankings.(REUTERS)

Andy Murray stays top of the latest ATP rankings released on Monday, which remain unchanged despite the success of Rafael Nadal in Barcelona at the weekend.

A week after his Monte Carlo Masters success, the Spaniard also claimed a tenth title in the Catalan capital but remains fifth behind Swiss Roger Federer, who did not play.

Budapest winner Lucas Pouille of France moves into a career-best 14th position as 20-year-old Russian Karen Khachanov soars 14 places to 42nd after reaching the Barcelona quarter-finals.

ATP rankings (Top five)

1. Andy Murray (GBR) 11,870 pts

2. Novak Djokovic (SRB) 8,085

3. Stan Wawrinka (SUI) 5,695

4. Roger Federer (SUI) 5,125

5. Rafael Nadal (ESP) 4,735

First Published: May 02, 2017 00:50 IST